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Phytomer 61 Rue du Commandant L’Herminier, Saint-Malo 35400 France

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Tristan Lagarde, deputy general manager


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Established in 1972, Phytomer is a French skin care and wellness company fascinated by the sea and the power of its natural ingredients. It is an independent family business led by the founder’s son, Antoine Gédouin and a leading premium and natural spa brand worldwide.

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Main products and services Phytomer is one of the only laboratories in the world that perfectly masters marine biotechnology to effectively produce genuinely natural ingredients. Throughout the manufacturing process we aim to limit our impact on the environment. The result is delivering outstanding products using eco-friendly methods. Used by therapists worldwide, Phytomer treatments combine targeted professional products with restorative manual massage, providing clients with a unique holistic experience. Increasing the profits of our partners is a priority, therefore, Phytomer can coach your team to increase retail sales and make it an attractive and profitable business. Phytomer deploys an ambitious digital strategy to enhance its reputation, generating extra revenue. It also facilitates the training of spa teams via an online training website.

Where in the world? Phytomer partners with 10,000 spas in 80 countries. The top five markets are the US, Korea, Japan, France and Italy. Phytomer Spa Trocadéro, Paris 16th

USPs Phytomer has been a pioneer in skincare for 50 years. It is the benchmark brand when it comes to marine biotechnology, with a unique catalogue of natural and high-performance ingredients. In our laboratories, a team of skin biology experts invent the cosmetics of the future. These scientists develop environmentallyfriendly formulas that are increasingly effective and delightful to use. Phytomer is world-famous for the quality of its innovations and the outstanding proven quality of its professional and retail products. In addition, Phytomer’s professional knowhow in creating original manual protocols gives the brand a strong international reputation. It ensures our presence in many of the most prestigious day spas and hotel groups in the world.

Future plans The company will continue to promote a sustainable, green & eco-friendly production process. Phytomer has been awarded the Eco Vadis gold certificate for the 4th year in a row, which certifies its Corporate Social Responsibility approach. Phytomer will keep on reducing the use of plastic by switching to vegetal materials and glass for all its packaging. Phytomer will continue to support Time for the Ocean, a French charity which uses art, to instil wonder and a sense of commitment to the ocean. Celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2022, Phytomer will mark the occasion with premium events, an exciting communication plan and exclusive gifts.

Who’s who? Antoine Gédouin, president; Tristan Lagarde and Mathilde GédouinLagarde, deputy general managers. SPA BUSINESS HANDBOOK 2021 – 2022 247

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